Buyer - Mandarin

Buyer - Mandarin speaking - Wrexham - £25K-£30K benefits



Position Summary:

This key position within the supply chain purchasing team is responsible for the administration and management of the purchasing processes to ensure product is purchased in the most cost effective way, supporting the supply chain team delivers a world class performance to the business. As a buyer you will be responsible for ensuring vendors capacity and capabilities can support the business needs. Developing strong relationships across the three sites and influencing key stakeholders throughout the process is essential.



Main responsibilities:



* Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.

* Interact professionally with other employees, customers, and suppliers.

* Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.

* Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.

Key Areas of Responsibility for Selection of Key Vendors including but not limited to):

* Monitoring and submitting Purchase Orders in line with demand and requirements

* Managing inventory purchases and ensuring a strong OTIF from suppliers

* Communicating incoming product deliveries and launches in line with product strategies

* Highlighting any supply issues and communicating these across the business

* Ensuring key customer stock requirements and deadline dates can be met to support Sales and Marketing teams.

* Analyse product costs and margins and highlight areas for cost reduction and supplier negotiation

* Contributing to developing systems in place that ensure efficient working methods across the team

* Verify item receipts and resolve any shipment issues alongside key logistics contacts

* Understand logistics options to support on time product deliveries

* Contributing to developing systems in place that ensure efficient working methods across the team



Requirements/Qualifications:

* Experience in Supply Chain, distribution or manufacturing.

* CIPS Qualification or equivalent

* Must possess excellent analytical, organisational skills, and a strong attention to detail

* Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, presentation skills, and be able to work individually or in a team

* Must be able to analyse, manipulate, present and summarise data

* Advanced proficiency with: Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

* Must be able to work in a multi-tasking, deadline driven, fast-paced environment

* Be a self-starter who is motivated, confident, and innovative

* Fluency in (written and verbal) Mandarin

* Ability and willingness to regular travel (25% )

We currently have 2 roles with Mandarin, this is an excellent opportunity for an experienced buyer/supply chain professional looking to develop their skills further and become part of a successful enterprise. The role is office based from Wrexham , ideally you will be a car driver.

For more information please send your CV to the email provided.


Please note that we can only consider applicants who already hold a full UK work permit.

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